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PBS
Dec 23, 2012 8:30am PST
almost every latino... multiracial latino society in the caribbean and in south america had an official policy of whitening-- brazil did, mexico did, cuba did-- and whitening was the subsidized immigration of europeans into the caribbean or latin american countries to brighten the color of the country. south america, latin america, has been in denial about its black roots. it's been in denial about that 11.2 million figure to the point where these countries would allocate millions of dollars to pay europeans to come move to mexico, move to brazil, move to cuba, move to dominican republic, move to wherever, intermarry, and lighten the country. they were trying to change the ratio of blacko whe, and hope, through miscegenation, that they would lighten the country. and they even had theories about... in brazil, through gilberto freyre, was called "racial democracy," but in mexico, 1925, josé vasconcelos wrote a book called the cosmic race. >> hinojosa: that's right. >> and he said, "we are all the races," but he devalued the black element. he wanted the black element to disappear in a mes
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 10:00am EST
dell specifically focused on this issue this past summer to south america. we're all aware of the iranian threat or their proxies' activity here in this hemisphere. whether it's the thwarted assassination attempt last year where the operatives of the iranian revolutionary guard were trying to use mexican drug cartel connections to enter the united states, to assassinate the ambassador from saudi arabia , or we're aware of hezbollah recently being revealed that hezbollah had a terrorist training camp or a training camp of some origin in nicaragua, here in this hemisphere. last week the iranian deputy foreign minister for europe and the americas visited cuba, venezuela, bolivia and uruguay. this follows the iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad's frequent trips to the region. most recently iranian naval commanders have expressed their intent to extend iran's maritime presence into the atlantic ocean, closer to the coastlines of the u.s. with this piece of legislation, we seek to protect u.s. citizens from threats from iran and defend american interests and assets here in this
CNN
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm PST
called "dear america" popped up online. he calls for the death of american troop serving in iraq. this was not long after the news of the slaying of a south korea hostage. i want to give you an idea of why this has struck such a chord with people. cnn was able to translate the words and they are pretty shocking. the song goes in part, k those f'ing yankees who have been torturing iraqi captives and goes on to say, kill them slowly and painfully as well as their daughters, mothers, daughter-in-laws and father. you can see why this is getting a lot of attention. he apologized on friday and said while it's important to share our opinions, i understand the sacrifices american servicemen and women have made for democracy and freedom in my country and around the world. he also added that the song was part of a deeply emotional reaction to the war in iraq and the killing of two korean school girls that was part of the overall anti-war sentiment shared by others around the world at the time. the school girls were struck and killed by a u.s. military vehicle. psy says he will forever be s
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